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Lepidocolaptes
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Lepidocolaptes affinis
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Tyranni
Infraorder: Tyrannides
Superfamily: Furnarioidea
Family: Furnariidae
Subfamily: Dendrocolaptinae
Genus: Lepidocolaptes
L. Reichenbach, 1853
Species

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Lepidocolaptes is a genus of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily. These are relatively small woodcreepers with fairly long, thin and slightly decurved bills.

Species

The Lesser Woodcreeper was formerly included in this genus, but is now in Xiphorhynchus.

References




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